All tagged Auto

The ICON Bronco

Jonathan Ward isn’t your average auto enthusiast. Where most people might find a hobby, Ward found a life mission. The history of ICON Motors dates to a trip that Ward and his wife made to South Africa in 1996. Land Rovers and other popular 4x4 models could all be found in the country’s milder terrain, but whenever the going got tough, there was only one model that was trusted - the Toyota Land Cruiser.

Mini-post: Shop Class as Soulcraft

Like our post on Motomethod and looking to dig a little deeper? Pick up Shop Class as Soulcraft by Matthew B. Crawford. Crawford explores the modern glorification of the “knowledge worker”, the decline of the manual trades, and the effect this all has on the modern psyche.

Motomethod

When Paul Malowany and Simon Travers opened a motorcycle repair shop in Vancouver in 2010, their vision was to create something that’s almost completely foreign to anyone under the age of fifty. They wanted to build a shop where you could not only have your bike worked on by expert mechanics, but where you could also come to crank a wrench and learn how to repair your bike yourself.